Table 2 
Employment by class of worker and industry, seasonally adjusted 

Employment by class of worker and industry, seasonally adjusted
  February
2021
March
2021
Standard error1 February to March 2021 March 2020 to March 2021 February to March 2021 March 2020 to March 2021
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Class of worker              
Employees 15,862.4 16,109.1 47.4 246.7 814.1 1.6 5.3
Public sector employees 4,006.3 4,051.8 26.8 45.5 295.7 1.1 7.9
Private sector employees 11,856.1 12,057.4 46.9 201.3 518.5 1.7 4.5
Self-employed 2,668.8 2,725.2 32.2 56.4 -113.6 2.1 -4.0
Total employed, all industries 18,531.2 18,834.3 41.6 303.1 700.5 1.6 3.9
Goods-producing sector 3,912.8 3,956.0 21.8 43.2 17.1 1.1 0.4
Agriculture 262.7 265.2 5.9 2.5 -21.0 1.0 -7.3
Natural resources2 316.8 323.8 6.2 7.0 6.7 2.2 2.1
Utilities 143.9 143.8 3.1 -0.1 9.5 -0.1 7.1
Construction 1,442.4 1,468.1 15.1 25.7 -24.0 1.8 -1.6
Manufacturing 1,746.9 1,755.1 14.1 8.2 45.8 0.5 2.7
Services-producing sector 14,618.4 14,878.4 39.0 260.0 683.5 1.8 4.8
Wholesale and retail trade 2,752.4 2,844.2 20.9 91.8 179.5 3.3 6.7
Transportation and warehousing 981.2 973.9 11.7 -7.3 -18.5 -0.7 -1.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 1,278.2 1,279.3 11.2 1.1 61.6 0.1 5.1
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,623.8 1,629.7 14.4 5.9 84.1 0.4 5.4
Business, building and other support services 695.5 706.8 12.1 11.3 -25.2 1.6 -3.4
Educational services 1,433.6 1,468.6 14.0 35.0 207.1 2.4 16.4
Health care and social assistance 2,503.9 2,550.7 15.5 46.8 127.8 1.9 5.3
Information, culture and recreation 656.5 718.0 13.0 61.5 47.0 9.4 7.0
Accommodation and food services 902.3 923.7 15.8 21.4 -6.4 2.4 -0.7
Other services (except public administration) 758.5 755.5 11.3 -3.0 -7.5 -0.4 -1.0
Public administration 1,032.6 1,027.9 8.2 -4.7 33.9 -0.5 3.4
Note(s):
The sum of individual categories may not always add up to the total as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
Tables 14-10-0288-02 and 14-10-0355-02 (formerly CANSIM tables 282-0089 and 282-0088).
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